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American Gothic (Hide and Shriek)
This eccentric, amusingly sick Canadian production involves a group of annoying yuppies who charter a plane for a camping getaway, only to find themselves making an emergency landing on an isolated, forest-covered island. They are taken in by the only inhabitants, the rabidly-religious "Ma & Pa" (Yvonne De Carlo and Rod Steiger), who seem trapped in a Norman Rockwellian time-warp and are invited to stay the night. This proves to be every bit as unpleasant as it seems -- especially after the hapless campers are introduced to the psychotic, middle-aged "children" (Michael J.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Even as exploitation schlock this is pretty bad."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Steiger, Pollard AND De Carlo? Yeah, okay, let's rent something else."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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